Since 2012 the CHAMPION Triad High School All-Star Event has been one of the most anticipated events of the basketball season. Created to honor Senior student-athletes from counties across the Triad for their outstanding Varsity high school careers, both guys and girls anxiously await the announcement of which players will represent the West and East squads each year. Triad All-Stars are nominated in November by their High School coaches; then a qualified and respected committee of High school coaches and high school basketball scouts select their teams from the nominees when the high school season is complete. Additional All-Stars (unsigned seniors), who may not have been selected as part of the EAST/WEST teams, are also hand-picked because their collegiate basketball talent. Any player selected on a Triad All-Star roster is eligible to participate in a specialty skill event such as, the 3-Point Contest, Skills Challenge, or Dunk Contest.